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Sophie Quire and the last Storyguard by Auxier, Jonathan, author.

Sophie Quire and the last Storyguard

"Twelve-year-old Sophie knows little beyond the four walls of her father's bookshop, where she repairs old books and dreams of escaping the confines of her dull life. But when a strange boy and his talking cat/horse companion show up with a rare and mysterious book, she finds herself pulled into an adventure beyond anything she has ever read"--

May 1, 2016
Once was a time by Sales, Leila, author.

Once was a time

In World War II England, ten-year-old Lottie is transported via a portal to present day Wisconsin, where she must find her way back to her family and her best friend, Kitty.

May 1, 2016
The girl in the tower by Schroeder, Lisa, author.

The girl in the tower

Ever since she could remember, Violet and her mother have been locked away in a tower by the evil Queen Bogdana, who has the kingdom under her spell. The queen has all she wants except one thing-beauty. Violet possesses this beauty. When Violet is summoned by Bogdana to start training to become a real princess, it seems like her life might be taking a turn for the better. But hope quickly fades when Violet's mother is expelled from the castle and they're forbidden to see each other ever again. W

May 1, 2016
Demigods and Magicians by Riordan, Rick, author.

Demigods and Magicians

"Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound when Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane for the first time in this short story collection"--

May 1, 2016
Astra's mixed-up mission by Zappa, Shana Muldoon, author.

Astra's mixed-up mission

"Life on Starland is anything but normal these days. The Star Darlings continue to experience mysterious phenomena while trying to focus on their studies and maintain their cover. Star athlete Astra is chosen for the next Wish Mission. Her overconfident nature leads her to quick conclusions about her Wisher's true wish. Can Astra put aside her own interests and assumptions and help Emma before time runs out?"--Back cover.

May 1, 2016
The Angry Birds movie - the junior novel by Cerasi, Christopher, adapter.

The Angry Birds movie - the junior novel

A ship of pigs lands on Bird Island, and the more keep arriving, which makes Red suspicious.

May 1, 2016
Mage of Trelian by Knudsen, Michelle.

Mage of Trelian

Apprentice Mage Calen shocked everyone when he disappeared--apparently willingly--with Krelig, the incredibly powerful and evil mage intent on forcing the world to submit to his rule. Krelig believes Calen will be the key to his victory and is training him to unlock his untapped magical power. Calen is desperate to escape but knows he must first learn as much as he can if there is to be any hope of defeating Krelig. In Trelian the war is going badly. As the mages prepare for their own deadly

May 1, 2016
The hidden oracle by Riordan, Rick, author.

The hidden oracle

"After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor"--

May 1, 2016
Danger! Tiger crossing by Oliver, Lin, author.

Danger! Tiger crossing

Ten-year-old Tiger and his new friend, Luna, are drawn into a copy of Henri Rousseau's painting, Surprised!, through a magical golden frame by which their neighbor's son disappeared fifty years earlier.

May 1, 2016
Nothing up my sleeve by López, Diana, author.

Nothing up my sleeve

When best friends Dominic, Loop, and Z stumble upon the new magic shop in town, they know just how they will spend their summer vacation--mastering cool tricks so they can gain further access into the secret world of magic.

May 1, 2016
Julius Zebra - Rumble with the Romans! by Northfield, Gary, 1969- author, illustrator.

Julius Zebra - Rumble with the Romans!

From a smelly watering hole deep in the heart of the Serengeti to the ferocious clamor of the Colosseum, join Julius Zebra and his motley menagerie of friends as they gear up to be gladiators! Only if they win the love of the Roman crowds will they win back their freedom. But do Julius and his pals have what it takes to succeed in a world where only the meanest and toughest survive?

May 1, 2016
The hidden beast by Pike, Christopher, 1955-, author

The hidden beast

A dragon appears in Spooksville and intends to destroy the entire town unless its jewels and gold are returned.

May 1, 2016
The legend of Sam Miracle by Wilson, Nathan D., author.

The legend of Sam Miracle

"Misfit twelve-year-old Sam Miracle’s life is made up of dreams, dreams where he’s a courageous, legendary hero instead of a foster kid with two bad arms that can barely move. Sometimes these dreams feel so real, they seem like forgotten memories. And sometimes they make him believe that his arms might come alive again. But Sam is about to discover that the world he knows and the world he imagines are separated by only one thing: time. And that separation is only an illusion. The l

May 1, 2016
The last fifth grade of Emerson Elementary by Shovan, Laura, author.

The last fifth grade of Emerson Elementary

"A story told in verse from multiple perspectives of the graduating fifth grade class of Emerson Elementary. The kids join together to try to save their school from being torn down to make way for a supermarket"--

May 1, 2016
Trapped in the Overworld - an unofficial Minetrapped adventure #1. by Morgan, Winter.

Trapped in the Overworld - an unofficial Minetrapped adventure #1.

May 1, 2016
Shadow Squadron - steel hammer by Bowen, Carl, author.

Shadow Squadron - steel hammer

Shadow Squadron has had lots of dangerous missions, but parachuting onto a moving train in ISIS territory to secure a load of weapons guarded by elite troops may well prove to be fatal for Lieutenant Commander Ryan Cross and his entire team.

May 1, 2016
The last monster by Garrett, Ginger, 1968- author.

The last monster

"Thirteen-year-old cancer survivor Sofia has been chosen as the next Guardian of a book called The Bestiary, an ancient text. Drawn into violent and unpredictable mysteries, Sofia learns that these misunderstood monsters from the book are in danger and she is the only one who can save them"

May 1, 2016
The mechanical mind of John Coggin by Teele, Elinor.

The mechanical mind of John Coggin

"When Great Aunt Beauregard announces her intentions to bring budding engineer John into the family business of coffin manufacturing for the rest of his natural life--and, worse, to teach his sister Page to embalm--John decides enough is enough, and the two of them head out on the lam, maybe joining the circus"--

May 1, 2016
The harp and the ravenvine by Sanders, Ted, 1969- author.

The harp and the ravenvine

Horace F. Andrews and his friend Chloe are Keepers of magical objects of extraordinary power. But as the presence of a new Keeper is made known, they are drawn into a struggle to find out who she is and where her loyalties lie. This is a gripping sequel to The Box and the Dragonfly, the first book in Ted Sanders' Keepers series, hailed by the New York Times Book Review as a "satisfying and original quest tale." As Horace and Chloe adjust to their newfound talents-Horace can see the future and Ch

May 1, 2016
Celebrity cat caper by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979.

Celebrity cat caper

The Aldens are excited to meet their favorite celebrity|Walter the Cat, who makes the funniest videos on the Internet! And when this celebrity cat inherits a million dollars from his owner, he becomes even more famous! But someone seems to be angry about the will and is stealing things from Walter|s house. Is this cat too famous for his own good?

May 1, 2016